Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story (2006) - Rotten Tomatoes

Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story (2006)

TOMATOMETER

AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Photos

Movie Info

A haunting true story about a 13-year-old Japanese girl abducted by North Korean spies.

Cast

News & Interviews for Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story

Critic Reviews for Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (14)

This superb, quite moving film combines interviews, news footage and some reality TV-like sequences and works on a number of levels.

January 26, 2007 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

... as thickets of history and culture are (too) neatly avoided, the viewer is also left in the dark.

January 25, 2007 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The events that unfold in the new documentary Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story could have been told as fiction, but they would have seemed too much -- too unbelievable, too merciless.

January 16, 2007

There's no denying the fascinating nature of the story, about a 13-year-old Japanese girl whose mysterious 1977 disappearance was ultimately credited to nothing less than a kidnapping by North Korean spies.

January 12, 2007

Abduction uses interviews, vintage photos and re-creations to tell the sad story of love and hope in riveting, suspenseful style. So powerful is this film, it brought tears to my eyes.

January 12, 2007 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Canadians Chris Sheridan and Patty Kim's spellbinding documentary focuses on the relentless search for the truth by Megumi's parents and families of other abductees.

January 12, 2007 | Rating: 3/4

Audience Reviews for Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story

There are no featured reviews for Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story at this time.

Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story on our Movie forum!

News & Features